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17aprAll DayKankakee Co., IL and NW Indiana F4 Tornado (1963)

Event Details

An F4 tornado traveled 70 miles from NW of Essex, IL to just west of Medaryville, IN on this day in 1963. Per Thomas Grazulis in Significant Tornadoes, “In Illinois, damage was near-F5 as several houses literally vanished.”

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